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18 d18 dspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Received update today the Land construction is now complete. Officially 9-10 months later than originally advised as still waiting on Statement of Compliance and Land Title registration. Its…

1 month1 monthspice girlspice girl posted:
Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Week 5 - Frame has started

I am so jealous...haha! It looks so big now, especially next to your neighbour's. Looks like your ground floor is higher than your neighbour's ground floor?

1 month1 monthspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Thanks. Just got word today the stage is very close to practical completion which we expect by the latest end of next week. Going to see it this…

2 months2 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Finally - today have received positive update on the Land.
Completion expected to be middle of this month (September).
Access to the land for bank valuation and soil testing as soon as…

2 months2 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Hi immu999
6 months you would hope is enough but wasn't enough for us. Our title is now October which is 10 months delay. It takes two months approx from…

3 months3 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Knock Down Rebuild - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38

Hi Rachael13, we have $3k in our contract based on last years pricing gor subfloor to 2.0 . This was at our request to reduce noise between floors. We havent…

3 months3 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Thanks Rachael13, really appreciate the encouragement. We are working with Waterstone Broker with ANZ. The 2nd preapproval was very quick, virtually next day approval after updating our paperwork.
We…

3 months3 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Knock Down Rebuild - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38

last year we were asked to have contract in afternoon with tender on that morning. I refused to sign contracts without seeing final drawings as I still hadn't seen…

3 months3 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Week 5 - Frame has started

Good to hear you have progressed to construction. It seems there are delays everywhere from land titles, to permits to construction. So have realigned my expectations to be…

3 months3 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Our conveyancer has confirmed the delays are very much common and standard process.

3 months3 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

I contacted developer for update yesterday. Now saying titles late Sep due to issues with under ground water main works in the area. Now I'm hoping we actually…

3 months3 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Hi immu999
yes developer advised the delay of our stage means a delay in your maplewood estate. Our street is not a huge street so it is very surprising it…

3 months3 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

Review location of hot water sytstem tank outside as its bulky. It is relocatable at a cost.

3 months3 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Land state as at today..seems like taking forever. Fence is still up. Have now managed to work out that our block is the one with the green pile. …

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Week 5 - Frame has started

Great news!! Bring it on Henley ! 😀

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Developer _ Delaying to cancel contract using sunset clause

When does sunset clause kick on? We are currently projecting 8 months delay with a month extension each month. Broker isn't happy and thinks developer is not being honest. We…

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Great news!!! Look forward to seeing it all come to life for you :)

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Sahara Q2 - Riverwalk Werribee

You are an inspiration - 18 months waiting - I am delayed by 8 months for Aug now (will be 15 months signing land contract).
Congratulations! I hope to join…

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Site cost in Melton South

I'm building in belle gardens estate other side of atherstone. Building with Henley 47 squares double for fixed site costs $20k with 50 years structural guarantee with raft slab. I…

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Signed papers with broker today to reapply for preapproval. It was 12 months ago we did last one and for significantly less.
Latest photos of land. Back fence is going…

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Thanks Rachael13, problem is more time to think about more changes, its driving me crazy, I need to focus on something else...lol
Fortunately we don't have to worry about time spent…

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Argh this would be so darn annoying for you guys!! These sorts of delays just make it so hard to get excited about it all!
We are still being delayed…

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

We may put rugs at each landing. We don't mind rugs but carpet and our family don't last long together. We had 3 of our bedrooms back home tiled, and…

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Bad news! Land Developer has advised it will now be August title.
Run into trouble with the water mains in the area (4 weeks to resolve). Experiencing delays with…

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Non one in our family wants carpet so thus the laminate. Which meant we are stairs are stained Rich Chocolate with stainless steel balustrade at top of stairs, $3k…

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Hi, found you :) Did you choose Cat 5 for living areas downstairs? So did we. Which one are you going with? Our…

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Henley Homes

Its per qtr

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Henley Homes

Yes if dont get to site start before each new quarter price increase kicks in. Alternative is to let go off pricing matrix and take the base price in effect,…

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

We went standard on the exterior - Broadway with part render. Extended the garage by 1.3m and converted to Study and Store.

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